Securities industry and managed investments
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Sunlight as the disinfectant for phoenix activity” – Helen Anderson; “Embracing Myanmar’s future: Reforming the 100-year-old Companies Act” – Dr Kath Hall, Dr Daw Than Nwe and Dr Khin Khin Oo; and “The controversy continues: The case for regulatory reform on members’ resolutions in Australia” – Ben Jacobsen and Howard Pender. This issue also includes the following sections: Company Law – Professor Robert Baxt AO: “The possible role of shadow directors in the collapse of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd”; Takeovers and Public Securities – James Philips and Costas Condoleon: “Adjusting bid price for the value of franking credits in hostile bids”; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Labor’s policy to deal with phoenix activity affecting employees”; and Securities Industry and Managed Investments – Pamela Hanrahan: “Revisiting responsible entity directors’ liability to scheme members”.
The latest Part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “When will derivative liability enhance corporate regulatory compliance?” – Daniella Spencer-Laitt; and “Unlisted and unrated debentures – the end, or a new beginning?” – Terence W Wong. Also in this Part are the following sections: Company Law; Securities Industry and Managed Investments; and Shareholders Remedies.
The latest Part of C&SLJ publishes the following material: “The High Court and the c-suite: Implications of Shafron for company executives below board level” – Tim Bednall and Victoria Ngomba; Securities Industry and Managed Investments; Current Developments – Legal and Administrative; Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance; Overseas Notes – New Zealand; and Overseas Notes – Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
The September 2012 issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes an article by Gill North considering the provisions that prohibit misleading or deceptive conduct, with a particular focus on company disclosure matters, and an article by Helen Anderson, Michelle Welsh, Ian Ramsay and Peter Gahan which utilises leximetric analysis, which involves the numerical coding of the strength of legal protections, to show changes in levels of shareholder and creditor protection in Australia for the period 1970 to 2010. There is also a Securities Industry and Managed Investments section note which looks at statutory novation of contracts.